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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Meet Simidele Adeagbo, First African Woman To Ever Do It!

Simidele Adeife Omonla Adeagbo is the new Bae in town, making us proud at the 2018 Olympics with a certain sport that sound more like a ghost sport to Nigerians and Africa before now, who can beat that!.

Simidele is the first Nigerian and only African skeleton racer who competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics and who has ever do it, she's indeed a pace setter.
Before competing in the skeleton race at the Olympics, Adeagbo has competed in triple jump in 2008 among other competitions she has participate on.
Getty Image: Simidele Adeagbo
With the above photo, Simidele captioned on her IG page:

"Victory is mine! My heart is full. I’m overflowing with joy. I answered the call and served Nigeria with all my strength. This shining moment will live on in time forever. The world has now seen the first Nigerian, African and Black woman compete in the Skeleton at the Winter Olympics. The barrier is broken. The door is now open. The legacy is in place & the trail has been blazed for this chosen generation and those still to come. We will keep rising! πŸ“Έ@gettysport πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬☠️πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ‘ŠπŸΎ✊πŸΎπŸ’ƒπŸΏ❄️πŸ…#sleighsimisleigh #winterolympics#breakingbarriers #historymaker#blackhistorymonth #blackgirlmagic"

Winning the game is not as important as the courage she summon to break the barrier, thereby  opening the floor for more African athletes especially females to emerge and break the norm in all areas of sports and beyond.

She made Nigeria and Africa as a whole proud and we are more joyful to call her a Nigerian super woman.

Is a well done to Simidele, she indeed conquer.

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